The Fading Away of Greed is induced by Disillusion!
Blessed Buddha once said:
Ānanda, is the experience of fading away of greed through
When a Bhikkhu retires to the forest, to the root of a tree, or an empty hut
and thinks thus: This is Peace, this is sublime, namely, the stilling of all
construction, the ending of all kammic fabrication, the evaporation of all fuel
of becoming, the ceasing of all craving, the relinquishing of all by
Then this very reflection itself is the experience of fading away...
Some Simple Comments:
Fading Away/Disillusion means comprehending all as
impermanence, pain & no-self!
Ceasing means complete fading away into absence of all greed, hate and ignorance!
disillusion is the proximate cause of all mental release...
This reflection on
fading away of greed by
disillusion, leads to final knowledge...
The fading away of greed
& lust by disillusion is one of the
Greed, lust, & desire fades away slowly like the colours of cloth hanging in
What are the 4 Fuels
of re-becoming into renewed existence?
Sense-desire is one kind of fuel upon which the fire of existence burns.
5 Clusters of Clinging is another fuel upon which the fire of existence
Mental Defilements are also fuels upon which the fire of existence burns.
4: Formation of
by Intention is a fuel upon which the fire of existence burns.
More on the experience of Disillusion and Fading Away
The ultimate reward is:
Nibbāna by making that deathless dimension the
The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha.
Anguttara Nikāya AN
10:60, AN V 108ff.